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Friday, April 14, 2006

The Jerry Bryan Band

I don't seem to remember Jerry's band. I do remember Jack Hartman's band with Dick Soffel, Rudy Goehrig and Bob Reed. Once again, Hamilton's High's various music departments, vocal and instrumental, excelled.

Class of 1945 Senior Play

Do they still have a Senior Play at Hamilton? It was a very popular annual affair back in the earlier years of the school. I remember "Professor How Could You" from hearing about it from brother Bud, who was a member of that class.

1944: Louise Baird's Choir at Fort Dix

During World War II, the Hamilton High School choir, under the direction of Louise Baird made frequent visits to the hospital at Fort Dix. Miss Baird frequently related to Judy and me how emotional the experience was. Music has the ability to stir deep emotions, and the choir at Hamilton High, then as now, had the ability to stir the deepest human emotions.